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Mar 15, 2013 12:00pm EDT
ready to take america into the future. [applause] and, the other guys? they got hillary and joe biden. [laughter] so don't tell me, folks, don't tell me, we are the party of compassion. we are the party of immigrants. we are the party of hard-work being taxpayers. we are the party of mobility, opportunity, growth, life, liberty, optimism, and inthey vision. [applause] -- innovation. and look, it is time we started acting like it. and once we do we'll have our comeback. [applause] now i know that some on the right have argued in recent months that the republican party is stuck on austerity. that all we do is talk about cuts. that we don't talk enough about the middle class. well like them i believe that those who stand to benefit most from the restraint of government are the poor and the middle class. but i also know that the only people who set policy are those who win elections. we're not going to do it by dropping a policy paper in everybody's mailbox. there is plenty of openness to new ideas, i assure you but momentum comes first. and over the past few weeks, we've seen how it's done. with sm
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm EDT
us. we agree that joe biden that health care is a big deal. who are lgbt people? research shows that there are about 8 million americans about 3.5% of the population who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. about 700,000 according to the same research identify as transgender. that means that at least 9 million americans identify as lesbian, gay, by -- bisexual or transgender. we know that many have engaged in same-sex behavior. and more than 25 million who are more than 11% of the population acknowledge same-sex attraction. some of the social determinant how healthy lgbt people are able to be, unfortunately predispose us to disparity in health status and health care access. some of the particular concerns that lgbt populations experience include a lack of data, a lack ever official data about what it's like to be an lgbt person in the u.s. today. allowing too many people in positions of power making decisions about our lives to believe if there's no data, there's no problem. a lack of relationship recognition. marriage equality is actually a health issue. married peopl
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